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Launching of a Blog for the IFLA Library History SIG

The IFLA Library History SIG is glad to announce launching of its official Blog for public engagement and information sharing.

9 November 2016 | Library History, Library history, Multicultural populations, Web 2.0

The Library History Round Table (LHRT)'s programs at the American Library Association meeting in Orlando, Florida on June 26, 2016

The Library History Round Table's (LHRT) programs at the American Library Association meeting in Orlando on June 26, 2016.

20 June 2016

IFLA Columbus 2016 Conference: Library History/ Multicultural Libraries session 192 Papers

Session 192 Libraries and Immigrants: Historical Perspectives | Date: 17.08.2016, Time: 13:45–15:45 | Organizers: Library History (SIG) with Library Services to Multicultural Populations | Chair: Kerry Smith, Australia

10 June 2016 | Library History, Cultural heritage, Library history, Multicultural populations, United States

Information History: Perspectives and Prospects | CILIP Library & Information History Group Annual Conference 2016

The theme of the 2016 conference of CILIP's Library and Information History Group is "Information History: Perspectives and Prospects". The conference will be held on Friday, 6 May 2016 at CILIP, London. The informatisation of our culture has prompted a lively discussion across a range of academic disciplines on topics that can justifiably be marshalled under the term 'information history'. While accepting that different cultures and periods of history have understood information in different ways, this conference takes its cue from modern connotations attached to the word. Such connotations revolve around the nature of information as, firstly, something of immediate functional utility and value, and secondly, as discrete units of communicated knowledge, what Nunberg referred to as the 'corpuscular' or 'morselised' nature of information.

23 March 2016 | Library History, Library history, Preservation, Rare books and manuscripts, United Kingdom, CILIP, Library and Information History Group, LIHG

LTR Information Sharing Service

IFLA Library Theory and Research (LTR) Section introduces Information Sharing Service to the global communities.

10 March 2016 | Library History, Library history, Library theory and research

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